Chess in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age: A Fundamental Thought Paradigm of the Premodern World Daniel Edmund OSullivan

ISBN: 9783110288513

Published: July 16th 2012

Hardcover

257 pages


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Chess in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age: A Fundamental Thought Paradigm of the Premodern World  by  Daniel Edmund OSullivan

Chess in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age: A Fundamental Thought Paradigm of the Premodern World by Daniel Edmund OSullivan
July 16th 2012 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 257 pages | ISBN: 9783110288513 | 4.23 Mb

More than a mere pastime, chess was an important pedagogical tool and thought paradigm in the Middle Ages. Much like people today who speak in sports metaphors, the people of medieval Europe related life to chess, making comparisons on and off theMoreMore than a mere pastime, chess was an important pedagogical tool and thought paradigm in the Middle Ages. Much like people today who speak in sports metaphors, the people of medieval Europe related life to chess, making comparisons on and off the board to war, politics, love, and the social order.

In this collection of essays, scholars investigate chess texts from various European traditions and make the case for seeing chess as an important key to understanding medieval culture.



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